From book stores to co-ops selling local organic foods to specialty shops and sporting goods, shopping in the Connecticut River Valley and the Mount Snow Area is unparalleled.
The local food co-ops in Brattleboro and Putney are renowned for their natural food products, fresh local fruits, and healthy deli-prepared foods.
The area supports many long established independent bookstores. Browsing or buying, your interests will be satisfied.
- Book Cellar – Brattleboro, VT
- Brattleboro Books – Brattleboro, VT
- Bartleby’s Books – Wilmington, VT
- Everyone’s Books – Brattleboro, VT
- Heartstone Books – Putney, VT
- Olde & New England Books – Newfane, VT
- Ray Boas Bookseller – Walpole, NH
- The Toadstool Book Shops – Keene, NH
- Village Square Booksellers – Bellows Falls, VT
Downtown Shopping Districts in Vermont and New Hampshire
The towns of Brattleboro, Wilmington, Bellows Falls, Vermont and Walpole and Keene, New Hampshire support vibrant shopping districts. These towns integrate the long established history of being the centers of commerce for the surrounding rural towns with the ever changing needs and interests of their residents and visitors.
Specialty Shopping in the Connecticut River Valley & the Mount Snow Area
Reflecting this historic and agricultural region, there are specialty shops that market local products – maple syrup, cheese, wood products, vegetables and fruits, and more.
For the sports enthusiasts, there are shops to provide for four-season outdoor recreation. Bicyclists, canoeist, skiers, hikers can all outfit themselves at any of the myriad specialty shops in the Mount Snow Area and in Windham and Cheshire Counties.
Opportunities for the antique enthusiast are plentiful to find that special piece-from summer flea markets, to country auctions, to year round antique shops. Here’s a short list of the kinds of specialty shopping you’ll find in Windham County and in neighboring Cheshire County.